Useful Links

These are links from New Zealand wide (and some international) sites.

If you’d like to find information specific to Wellington and the Hutt Valley, then please see our Commnity Support Organisations Page

birthEd Clients have access to a full range of resources onced logged in.

Ask your educator for your login and password

General Support Websites

Hutt Valley District Health Board

http://www.huttvalleydhb.org.nz/content/default.html

Capital & Coast District Health Board

http://www.ccdhb.org.nz/

New Zealand College of Midwives

www.midwife.org.nz

Ministry of Health NZ

http://www.health.govt.nz/your-health/pregnancy-and-kids

Tapuaki –Pacific Pregnancy

http://www.tapuaki.org.nz
 

Birth Support

NZ Doulas

http://www.doula.org.nz/

Wellington Doulas

http://www.nurturenz.com/services.php

http://babybumps.co.nz

 

Home Birth

Home Birth Aotearoa Trust, (the national organisation representing regional home birth groups).

http://www.homebirth.org.nz

Wellington Home Birth Association

http://whba.weebly.com

Kapiti Home Birth Support Group

http://www.homebirth.org.nz/index.php/association/13-associations/82-kapiti-association

Multiple Births

New Zealand Multiple Birth Association

http://www.multiples.org.nz/
 

Breastfeeding

La Leche League New Zealand

http://www.lalecheleague.org.nz/

La Leche League International

http://www.lalecheleague.org/nb.html

Ministry of Health- Breastfeeding

http://www.health.govt.nz/our-work/life-stages/maternity-and-breastfeeding/breastfeeding

Mum 4 Mum

http://www.net-inc.org.nz/?cID=mum_4_mum_breastfeeding_support_programme

NZ Lactation Consultants Association

http://www.nzlca.org.nz/

Dr Jack Newman – Canadian Pediatrician

http://www.breastfeedinginc.ca/

DR Brian Palmer

http://www.brianpalmerdds.com/

Kellymom

http://kellymom.com/

Australian Breastfeeding Association

https://www.breastfeeding.asn.au/
 

Support for Young Mums

Greenstone Doors

http://www.greenstonedoors.co.nz

Vibe

http://www.vibe.org.nz

Evolve

http://evolveyouth.org.nz

Birthright

www.birthright.org.nz

Hutt Valley Teen Parent Programme

http://www.facebook.com/TitiroWhakamuaHVTP

Association of Teen Parent Educators of NZ

www.atpenz.org.nz

The House of Grace

http://www.thehouseofgrace.org.nz
 

Single Parents

NZ Single Parents

http://www.singleparents.co.nz
 

Support for Mums

Mothers Network (Wgtn) NZ

http://www.mothersnetwork.org.nz/groups.html

Womens’ Health Action

http://www.womens-health.org.nz/

Mothers Matter

http://www.mothersmatter.co.nz/support/default.asp
 

Support for Dads

Great Fathers

http://www.greatfathers.org.nz/greatfathers/

Father and Child Trust

http://fatherandchild.org.nz

Support For Men

http://menz.org.nz/support/
 

Traditional Māori

Te whānau tamariki – pregnancy and birth

http://www.teara.govt.nz/en/te-whanau-tamariki-pregnancy-and-birth

Mothers Matter

http://www.mothersmatter.co.nz/Culture/Maori.asp

Rongoā Māori: Traditional Māori healing

http://www.bpac.org.nz/BPJ/2008/May/rongoa.aspx
 

Family Support

Working for Families Tax Credits

http://www.ird.govt.nz/wff-tax-credits/

Plunket

http://www.plunket.org.nz/

Well child / tamariki ora services

http://www.wellchild.org.nz
 

Pain Management & Birth Preparation

Acupressure – Debra Betts

http://acupuncture.rhizome.net.nz/

The Twig Centre Osteopathy

http://thetwigcentre.co.nz/

City Osteopaths, Wellington

http://www.cityosteopaths.com/
 

Post & AnteNatal Distress & Depression

Wellington PND Support Group

www.pnd.org.nz
 

Immunisation

Ministry of Health

http://www.health.govt.nz/yourhealth-topics/children/immunisation

Immunisation Advisory Centre

http://www.immune.org.nz/

Immunisation Awareness Society

http://www.ias.org.nz/
 

Fertility Issues

Fertility NZ

www.fertilitynz.org.nz

The Nuture Foundation for Reproductive Research

www.nurture.org.nz

NZ Early Menopause Support Group

http://www.earlymenopause.org.nz/
 

Traumatic Birth Support

Trauma and Birth Stress

http://www.tabs.org.nz/
 

Loss

SANDS – Pregnancy, baby and infant loss support

www.sands.org.nz

Grief Relief – information and support for bereaved parents and families.

www.griefrelief.co.nz

Miscarriage Support

www.miscarriagesupport.org.nz

Twin Loss New Zealand – offers support for loss of multiples at any stage in pregnancy or beyond

http://twinlossnz.wordpress.com/

PATHS – offers support to help with post-abortion trauma healing

http://www.postabortionpaths.org.nz

Victim Support

http://www.shatteredlives.org.nz/
 

Parenting

Attachment Parenting

http://www.centreforattachment.com/

Brainwave Trust

http://www.brainwave.org.nz/

Raising Children in NZ

http://www.raisingchildren.org.nz

The Parenting Place

http://www.parentsinc.org.nz/cms/
        SPACE http://www.playcentre.org.nz/playcentreDetail.php?id=514&assocID=15

Playcentre

http://www.playcentre.org.nz/